Want to travel and study?
Taking advantage of volunteer opportunities abroad provides an international dimension to your skills. These add considerable value to your résumé, and enable you to present yourself as a high-value employee with interests and aptitudes beyond your studies.
The Global Education Office supports you if you wish to go on these experiences. We are happy to discuss any plans you may have.
Some UNSW Volunteering opportunities:
Some international volunteering agencies
- Australian Council for International Development: Volunteering opportunities in local/NGO aid and development agencies
- Australia Volunteers International: Opportunities to volunteer to live, work, and learn in partnership with people in developing communities
- Idealist.org: International directory of non-profit web resources: 16,000 organizations in 130 countries
- Peacework: Sends volunteers to crisis points around the world, and frequently to Asia.
- Projects Abroad: Arranges volunteer projects in developing countries in Asia, Africa and South America, including teaching, conservation, care and community work
- Travellers Worldwide: Arranges conservation, work experience and teaching projects in 16 countries
International volunteer programs are advertised at:
Students who secure an overseas placement should register with the Global Education Office. Click here to register.